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Breast Cancer Connections

10th Annual Breast Cancer Conference: Sharing Knowledge~Creating Hope

Bay Area Cancer Connections

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

10th Annual Breast Cancer Conference: Sharing...

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10th Annual Breast Cancer Conference
Sharing Knowledge~Creating Hope

Join us for a full day of education, resources, and networking for those touched by breast cancer.


Saturday, November 2, 2013
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Oracle Conference Center
350 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA 94065 


Registration Fees

$50 per person
$60 Late registration (Oct 21-30)

Registration fee includes Resource Fair, breakfast, lunch, access to complementary therapies, and all presentations.

Up to 5 Continuing Education Units available to R.N., MFT, and LCSW certifications for a separate and additional $35 fee payable to CPIC Cancer Prevention Institute of California. 
Check or cash accepted on the day of the conference. 

 We are grateful to our conference sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor 


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A big THANK YOU to Oracle! Conference participants are always appreciative of the opportunity to learn, be heard, be understood, and Oracle makes that possible by providing such extraordinary space for the event.

Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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el camino logo

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 stanford cancer center


Conference Program

8:00-9:00 a.m.         

Resource Fair

(Complementary Therapies offered throughout the day. Make an appointment at the Resource Fair.) 

9:00-9:15 a.m.        

Karen Nelson, Executive Director, Breast Cancer Connections

9:15-10:15 a.m.        

Looking Back: Advances in Understanding the Biology of Breast Cancer
Kimberly Allison, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology
Stanford University Medical Center

10:15-11:15 a.m.         

Survivor Story – Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Sherry Higgs, Breast Cancer Survivor
Founder, Drivers for Surivors, Inc.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.         

Dealing with Side Effects: Lymphedema
Stanley Rockson, M.D., FACP, FACC
Director, Stanford Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders
Stanford University Medical Center 

 12:30-1:40 p.m.         

Resource Fair

 1:40 to 2:40 p.m.          

Understanding the Breast Density Law
Debra Ikeda, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Stanford University Medical Center

Breakout Session I   2:50-3:50 p.m.

Rehabilitation and Physical Recovery after Breast Surgery
Sharon Leslie, DPT
Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Melinda Telli, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
Stanford University Medical Center

Integrative Medicine
Gwen Stritter, M.D.
Private Practice

Breakout Session II   4:00-5:00 p.m.

Allison Ryan, MS, R.D., CSO
Stanford University Medical Center

Smart Consumer Panel: Shopping for your Health
Sarada Tangirala, Breast Cancer Fund
Janice Barlow, Zero Breast Cancer


One Day at a Time: Life After Cancer Treatment
Amanda Withrow, Ph.D.
Private Practice 


Free parking available in all surface lots and garages adjacent to the Oracle Conference Center. 
If you have special dietary constraints, we encourage you to bring your own food.

See you at the conference!

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Breast Cancer Connections
Helpline (650) 326-6686  |  toll free (888) 222-4401  |  events@bcconnections.org

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When & Where

Oracle Conference Center
350 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, 94065

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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We support people touched by breast and ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

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